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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal George Pell

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal...

Lucie Morris-Marr

True crime; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse

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'Gripping and insightful' - Chrissie Foster, AM There was an eerie silence in the packed courtroom as everyone looked... [more]

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OSS: The Secret History Of America's First Central Intelligence Agency

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OSS: The Secret History Of America's First Central Intelligence Agency

Richard Harris Smith

History; Espionage & secret services

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Included on the CIA's Official List of Recommended Books for Intelligence Reading. [more]

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The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Can't Be Computed

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The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Can't Be...

Christof Koch (President and Chief Scientist, Allen Institute for Brain Science)

Drug-induced states; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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An argument that consciousness, more widespread than previously assumed, is the feeling of being alive, not a type of computation... [more]

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Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917-1924

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Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917-1924...

Charles Emmerson

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Fascism & Nazism; Political leaders & leadership

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Outside the classic frames of war and peace, these all-too-human tales - funny, tragic and fateful - tell a wider story of... [more]

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Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking

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Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking

Matthew Syed

Social & political philosophy; History of ideas; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Popular psychology

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An inspiring book about creative problem-solving from the No.1 bestselling author of BOUNCE, BLACK BOX THINKING and YOU ARE... [more]

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The Only Plane in the Sky: The Oral History of 9/11

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The Only Plane in the Sky: The Oral History of 9/11

Garrett M. Graff

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Oral history; Terrorist attack

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The Definitive First-Person Account of the Day That Changed the World [more]

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Manga Artists Handbook: Drawing Basic Characters: Easy 1 2 3 Method for Beginner

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Manga Artists Handbook: Drawing Basic Characters: Easy 1 2 3 Method for...

Junka Morozumi, Tomomi Mizuna

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles; Fiction-related items; Popular culture

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This book provides a revolutionary new 3-step tracing technique that beginning artists can use to quickly learn to draw manga... [more]

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We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent

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We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent...

Nesrine Malik

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Political correctness; Political ideologies; Political manifestos; Freedom of information & freedom of speech

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A radical and thought-provoking polemic which examines the foundational myths at the centre of current culture wars [more]

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Complete Guide to Drawing Action Manga: Step by Step Artists Handbook

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Complete Guide to Drawing Action Manga: Step by Step Artists Handbook

Shoco, Makoto Sawa

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles; Fiction-related items; Popular culture

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Whether a character is jumping for joy, kicking and grappling with an opponent, or fighting to the death with sword in hand,... [more]

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The Norse Myths: Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

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The Norse Myths: Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

Dr Tom Birkett

Myth & legend told as fiction; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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The greatest legends, battles and heroics of Norse Mythology, brought to life and explained in fascinating detail. [more]

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Unbowed: A Soldier's Extraordinary Journey Back from Paralysis

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Unbowed: A Soldier's Extraordinary Journey Back from Paralysis

Billy Hedderman

Biography; Memoirs; Special & elite forces; Sports injuries & medicine

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'I woke to the sight of a hospital ceiling. For that first blissful second, I forgot that I was paralysed.' On 31 December... [more]

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Cold Case Investigations

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Cold Case Investigations

Xanthe Mallett

Biography; True stories; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology

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Leading forensic anthropologist Dr Xanthe Mallett brings a fresh perspective to seven of Australia's most intriguing cold... [more]

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents...

Corey Brettschneider

History; Politics & government

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An essential guide to the presidential powers and limits of the Constitution, for anyone voting-or running-for our highest... [more]

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The Economists' Hour: How the False Prophets of Free Markets Fractured Our Society

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The Economists' Hour: How the False Prophets of Free Markets Fractured Our...

Binyamin Appelbaum

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Economic history

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After decades of pervasive influence over government policy, economists have done much to create the world in which we live.... [more]

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White Tears/Brown Scars

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White Tears/Brown Scars

Ruby Hamad

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences

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When white people cry foul it is often people of colour who suffer. White tears have a potency that silences racial minorities.... [more]

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Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A.

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Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A.

Lili Anolik

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Popular culture

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Los Angeles in the 1960s and 70s was the pop culture capital of the world--a movie factory, a music factory, a dream factory.... [more]

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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

Amy Chua

Sociology; Psychology; Politics & government; Popular science

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A prescription for reversing our foreign policy failures and overcoming our destructive political tribalism at home ... [in... [more]

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A False Report: The chilling true story of the woman nobody believed

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A False Report: The chilling true story of the woman nobody believed

T. Christian Miller, Ken Armstrong

Biography; True crime; Sexual abuse & harassment

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Within days, police - and even those closest to Marie - became suspicious of her story. As their investigation deepened, it... [more]

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Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution

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Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution

Mary Robinson

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2018 Holding her first grandchild in her arms in 2003, Mary Robinson was struck by... [more]

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For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign

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For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign

Jean Baudrillard

Semiotics & semiology; Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Consumerism

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A material analysis of the sign which deepens Marx's critique of political economy for spectacular times. [more]

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A Liberated Mind: The essential guide to ACT

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A Liberated Mind: The essential guide to ACT

Steven Hayes

Psychology; Popular psychology

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Hayes and his colleagues have developed Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with many hundreds of studies supporting the... [more]

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Am I Dreaming?: The New Science of Consciousness and How Altered States Reboot the Brain

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Am I Dreaming?: The New Science of Consciousness and How Altered States...

James Kingsland

States of consciousness; Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A scientific travel guide to altered states of consciousness - and what we can learn from them [more]

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Pain and Prejudice: A Call to Arms for Women and Their Bodies

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Pain and Prejudice: A Call to Arms for Women and Their Bodies

Gabrielle Jackson

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Medicine; Public health & preventive medicine; Women's health

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The health version of Invisible Women, this book lifts the lid about how at every level of medicine, medical research, government... [more]

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Project Rainfall: The Secret History of Pine Gap

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Project Rainfall: The Secret History of Pine Gap

Tom Gilling

History; Australasian & Pacific history; The Cold War; Military intelligence

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At the height of the Cold War the chief of one of Australia's spy agencies joined three CIA men at a remote site in Central... [more]

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Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the bloody war on drugs

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Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the bloody war on drugs

Antony Loewenstein

Biography; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Organised crime; Central government policies; International criminal law

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Like the never-ending war on terror, the drugs war is a multi-billion-dollar industry that won't go down without a fight.... [more]

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